Community Music School | Webster University

Community Music School

The Community Music School (CMS) continues to bring music into your homes through online individual lessons and virtual summer programs

The Community Music School of Webster University (CMS) has offered outstanding music education and performance opportunities to students of all ages and abilities in the St. Louis area and beyond since its founding in 1925.


Our Faculty

Our music faculty of over 90 instructors include world-class performers who are also master teachers.

Our Locations

The entire St. Louis metropolitan region is served with multiple locations, including the headquarters and concert hall located on the Webster University campus in historic Webster Groves.  Individual lessons also take place in the beautifully restored Leon Strauss Center in Faust Park in Chesterfield and in the conveniently located Holy Communion Church in University City.  Additional locations for our Kindermusik and Music for Little Mozarts programs are located at The Lodge Des Peres, the JCC Marilyn Fox Building in Chesterfield and the United Methodist Church in Webster Groves.

cms building

Webster Groves
CMS Center (main campus)


Leon Strauss Center in Faust Park

holy communion

University City
Holy Communion



Resources for Faculty & Staff

Resources for Current Students

Find Out More

Mailing Address:
470 E. Lockwood Ave.Webster Groves, MO 63119
Phone: 314-968-5939